Meet Defenders

© John Jacobson/WDFW
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Our Northwest team is helping these rare forest dwellers return to their native habitat!
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© Stephen Oachs
Meet Defenders
Defenders of Wildlife is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities.

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Bring home something wild - for yourself, or as a gift! You can help protect real animals in the wild with one of our symbolic wildlife adoptions.
Manta ray, © Konstantin Tkachenko/Marine Photobank
On the Blog
Even with the strictest protections, it will take decades for manta rays to recover from the unsustainable overexploitation they have experienced.